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06G

Santa Cruz Peak

5570'

Location: Santa Barbara County, about 18 miles north of Goleta, 135 miles from Los Angeles

Maps

Auto Club: Santa Barbara County
Forest Service: Los Padres National Forest: Mt Pinos, Ojai and Santa Barbara Ranger Districts
USGS Topo: San Rafael Mtn 7½, Figueroa Mtn 7½
HPS: Route(s), waypoints and explanation of usage

Nearby Peaks: McKinley Mountain, San Rafael Mountain

ROUTE 1

(USFS Adventure Pass required)
Distance: 27 miles round trip on dirt road and cross-country
Gain: 7100' total, 4800' out plus 2300' on return
Time: 16-18 hours round trip
Rating: Class 2 near summit, very strenuous
Navigation: Difficult
Leader Rating: "I", normal conditions
Route: Dense brush near summit

Original: Howland Bailey, February 1968

DRIVING ROUTE 1

HIKING ROUTE 1